Could French model Mehdi Edno be heading into the villa? (Picture: Mehdi Edno/Instagram)
French model Mehdi Edno could be making his Love Island debut very soon, according to reports.
The season is fast approaching for a fresh batch of singletons to crack on as the summer instalment is round the corner.
The 10th series of the annual hit dating show commences on Monday June 5 at 9pm, and yes, Maya Jama is returning to steal the show once more with her infectious charm and sensations outfits.
While show bosses have kept shtum about the summer 2023 cast, it’s been claimed that Mehdi will be making a late arrival during the premiere episode.
And insiders believe he could be this year’s Davide Sanclimenti.
A source shared: ‘Mehdi is the definition of tall, dark and handsome and will be a lot of the girls’ type on paper.
Davide was hailed last year’s ‘Italian Stallion’ (Picture: ITV)
Will Mehdi’s smoulder help him find love? (Picture Mehdi Edno / Instagram)
‘His smouldering stare and French accent are going to make him one of the most in demand boys in the villa,’ they added to the Sun.
Love Island announced the new duty of care procedures being introduced for the show’s 10th series this summer.
After an ‘initial trial period’ tested during the winter series in South Africa earlier, the contestants will formally be asked to pause all their social media accounts during the series.
Kai and Sanam were the winter winners on this year’s series (Picture: ITV)
The new cast will complete video training and guidance across a range of topics, including mutually respectful behaviour in relationships, behaviour patterns associated with controlling and coercive behaviour and language around disability, sexuality, race and ethnicity, and microaggressions.
At the moment this year’s cast has been kept under wraps, however according to MailOnline economics graduate Andre Furtado is one of the stars set to enter the villa.
‘Andre is the perfect Love Island signing… he’s cool, calm, collected, and ready to mingle,’ a source said.
A spokesperson for Love Island told Metro.co.uk that any rumours so far are speculation and the line-up will be announced in due course.
Love Island returns on Monday June 5 at 9pm on ITV2.
Got a story?
If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us [email protected], calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you.
The new series kicks off Monday June 5.